Planning, budgeting and forecasting process has become more complicated as the business grows. There may be lots of chances of duplicacy, errors and missed deadlines when there are too many cooks in the kitchen.There is much more at risk and at the same time, you’ve got more riding on getting the business plans right.
Excel has become the most popular and common application used by businesses for all their planning, budgeting and forecasting needs. Excel is a more popular application than Microsoft Word in the organization. People are familiar with Excel and feel comfortable using it to track everything from their remaining vacation days to complex depreciation schedules. Therefore managing budgets through Excel is cost effective and doesn’t require in-depth training.
Despite its popularity, Excel - if not used properly - can lead to many issues. For important decisions such as budgeting, planning, and forecasting, it may erode the foundation. Further, with the increased popularity of decentralized management, only the top level managers have access to management of data spread across multiple locations, departments, and levels. If not corrected at initial level, decisions with multiple consequences may cost more time, or worse.
This 0.5 CPE E-book directs you to the most common pitfalls of using Excel for decision making with sharp consequences. It will also help you understand that if not avoided in time how real these risks can get. Ensure the safety of your time and efforts with this specialized E-Book CPE course.
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Chief Software Architect, True Sky
Alan Whitehouse is a software architect with over 25 years of experience helping organizations solve their business pains. He has worked with hundreds of clients, spanning dozens of industries during his career.
He has had hands on experience implementing and designing solutions based around many of the world’s leading corporate performance management, enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management solutions.
His education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a formal accounting concentration.
True Sky is a robust budgeting, planning and forecasting solution that allows organizations to continue using the powerful and familiar interface of Excel while providing real-time access to information, increased process control, tighter security and greater accuracy.
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